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Catapulted

Author : Dave Jennings
ISBN : 9781600378133
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 38. 30 MB
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Reach beyond your own personal experience and knowledge and rise faster and farther with this “engaging and practical” leadership guide (Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People). Being an effective leader means making decisions. But many of those decisions may pertain to situations or information you aren’t be familiar with. What is a leader to do then? You have to make choices about the future for yourself, your team, and your organization. You need to get your team aligned in the same direction while building key relationships both internally and externally. And, you have to do all this while you maintain your sanity among competing demands. Leadership expert Dave Jennings doesn’t ask you to change your leadership skill set. He invites you to change your mind set about how you approach life when you are in over your head—sometimes way over your head. Catapulted is a “great read” that will provide you with the tools to succeed in situations that go beyond your comfort zone. Get ready to fly (Gary Bowen, chief financial officer, OGIO International).

Leadership

Author : Ronald R. Sims
ISBN : 0765614294
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 62. 59 MB
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The contributors here seek to define exactly what leadership is or should be, and how to effectively develop it. Guided by an unusual framework that looks at leadership across different sectors and functions, they examine what they view as the major leadership challenges throughout the world.

Slow Down To Speed Up

Author : Liz Bywater
ISBN : 9781947441569
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 89. 21 MB
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Slow Down to Speed Up: Lead, Succeed, and Thrive in a 24/7 World is a powerful new resource for leaders from the C-Suite to the front line. Filled with innovative new approaches, pragmatic tools, and real-life success stories, this book tackles the universal challenge of getting better, faster, more sustainable results in a world of nonstop demands and constant connectivity. This book provides the concepts and tools to help leaders successfully strategize, prioritize, lead with purpose, find balance, and gain a competitive edge in today’s fast-paced business environment. Based on Dr. Liz Bywater’s 20 years of professional experience helping individuals, teams, and organizations thrive, the book contains real-world illustrations of the challenges faced by today’s business leaders. Beyond that, it pro­vides actionable guidance to help readers make the best decisions, create a proactive, future-focused work culture, catapult individual and team performance, and lead extraordinarily successful organizations.

Leadership Succeeding In The Private Public And Not For Profit Sectors

Author : Ronald R. Sims
ISBN : 9781317466277
Genre : Business & Economics
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The contributors to this wide-ranging volume seek to define exactly what leadership is or should be, and how to effectively develop it. Guided by an unusual framework that looks at leadership across different sectors and functions, they examine what they view as the major leadership challenges in highly visible for-profit, not-for-profit, and government organizations throughout the world. Their insights will prove equally useful as a general survey of leadership problems for executive policy makers, and for undergraduate and graduate students in the specific fields examined in the text.

View From The Top

Author : D. Michael Lindsay
ISBN : 9781118901397
Genre : Business & Economics
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Learn leadership from the best—proven insights from the power elite in business, government, and beyond View from the Top brings readers inside the corridors of power and relates the personal stories and powerful findings from the Platinum Study, a groundbreaking study of 550 elite American CEOs, senior government leaders, and nonprofit executives based on ten years of research. The largest study of its kind, the Platinum Study delves into the domains of the elite with stories that illustrate both the use and misuse of power across the landscape of prominent American institutions such as AT&T, Harvard University, UnderArmour, JP Morgan Chase, Bain & Company, and the White House. The book explores not only how leaders wield power, but it also provides readers with insight into applying the strategies of the successful in their own lives. In the United States, only a few thousand individuals make the decisions that influence the lives of over 300 million people. Whether in the government, business, higher education, or the arts, these individuals direct policy and set the terms of national debates, yet remain virtually unknown. View from the Top explores the real lives of the elite and the social worlds they inhabit, revealing lessons about influence at the top, and the seven principles that shape those in power. The results of the Platinum Study include unexpected truths such as: Being born into wealth is a poor predictor of leadership success One program can set you on the path to leadership It doesn't matter what college you attend A leader's best work never sees the light of day Time-crushed executives are better situated than most to manage their family lives Crisis is the quickest way for a leader to shape an institution Working longer does not mean working better The book examines the different paths to power and describes the essence of leadership and the fundamental traits that distinguish a leader from the pack. For anyone seeking sharpen their leadership skills and impact the world around them, View from the Top: An Inside Look at How People in Power See and Shape the World provides the roadmap to taking charge and inspiring change.

The Leadership Pipeline

Author : Ram Charan
ISBN : 047092148X
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 81. 57 MB
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An updated and revised version of the bestselling The Leadership Pipeline – the critical resource for how companies can grow leaders from the inside. In business, leadership at every level is a requisite for company survival. Yet the leadership pipeline –the internal strategy to grow leaders – in many companies is dry or nonexistent. Drawing on their experiences at many Fortune 500 companies, the authors show how organizations can develop leadership at every level by identifying future leaders, assessing their corporate confidence, planning their development, and measuring their results. New to this edition is 65 pages of new material to update the model, share new stories and add new advice based on the ten more years of experience. The authors have also added a "Frequently Asked Questions" section to the end of each chapter.

The Mba Slingshot For Women Using Business School To Catapult Your Career

Author : Nicole M. Lindsay
ISBN : 9781440831539
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40. 33 MB
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A recognized expert in diversity and founder of DiversityMBAPrep.com illustrates how women in an MBA program can leverage the graduate school experience to catapult their professional careers. • Outlines the four channels that women can use to maximize their business school experience • Reveals the four styles of communication for success in class • Provides practical strategies and tactics for effective relationship and contact management • Offers tools and insights for gaining greater self-awareness and creating a personal brand • Reveals the importance of leveraging the 4C's—classroom, community, career, and clubs

Start With Why

Author : Simon Sinek
ISBN : 9781591846444
Genre : Business & Economics
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Draws on real-life stories and figures, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Steve Jobs, to examine the qualities a good leader requires in order to inspire and motivate people.

Leading Women

Author : Nancy D O'Reilly
ISBN : 9781440584183
Genre : Business & Economics
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Now is the time... Stop waiting around for the career--and life--that you deserve and start taking the reins! Leading Women shows you how to claim power and respect, conquer your internal barriers, and change the world by helping other women do the same. Featuring stories from twenty nationally acclaimed female leaders, this empowering guide offers real-life advice for breaking free of the predetermined roles in the business world and life. Powerful women such as New York Times bestselling author Marci Shimoff, advocacy leader Gloria Feldt, and Emmy-winning television host Aurea McGarry describe what it's like to go beyond their comfort zones, hold their own in a male-dominated environment, and take control of the situations that keep many women from achieving their goals. From corporate coach Lois Frankel's key ways to becoming a natural and necessary leader to bestselling author M. Bridget Cook-Burch's struggles after years of abuse, their insight will help you embrace your purpose, seize important opportunities, and overcome any obstacle that comes your way. With the guidance of these influential, resourceful leaders, you'll maximize your personal power, exceed your business goals, and establish a network designed to support and celebrate your fellow women. Contributors include: Kristin Andress, Cheryl Benton, Claire Damken Brown, PhD, M. Bridget Cook-Burch, Vivian Diller, PhD, Gloria Feldt, Lois P. Frankel, PhD, Joanna L. Krotz, Aurea McGarry, Lisa Mininni, Shirley Osbourne, Lois Phillips, PhD, Birute Regine, PhD, Linda Rendleman, Marcia Reynolds, PhD, Marci Shimoff, Rebecca Tinsley, Sandra Ford Walston, Michele Willens, and Janet Rose Wojtalik, EdD

Nice Guys Finish First

Author : Doug Sandler
ISBN : 162865161X
Genre : Business & Economics
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The companies that win today understand the importance of having systems in place to provide exemplary service, making people a priority over products, putting the client experience at the top of the list and valuing relationships over technology. Successful businesses approach the future with an attitude of high touch over high tech. Nice Guys Finish First provides stories, lessons, concrete takeaways and action items. The reader will go beyond finding out why nice guys finish first and discover how to be successful using the lessons provided. The book walks the reader down a path to becoming a student of Sandler's system: Invest, Inspire and Execute. The chapters break the system down into smaller pieces, guiding the reader through practical application and lessons about leadership, technology, consistency, trust and empowerment. In addition, the book examines the importance of developing a culture of happiness, creating a positive attitude, effectively dealing with failure, managing a better life and mistakes to avoid on the road to success.

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